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Bow Valley Grill

) #37 of 106 Restaurants in Banff $$$$ American, ,
The Fairmont Banff Springs | 405 Spray Avenue, Banff, Banff National Park, Alberta T1L 1J4, Canada
+1 403-762-6860
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Overview
  • Excellent53%
  • Very good29%
  • Average12%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“brunch” (109 reviews)
“prime rib” (29 reviews)
“roast beef” (8 reviews)
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CUISINES
American, Canadian, Grill, Gluten Free Options, Vegetarian Friendly
PRICE
$$$$
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Service
Food
Value
Atmosphere
LOCATION
The Fairmont Banff Springs | 405 Spray Avenue, Banff, Banff National Park, Alberta T1L 1J4, Canada
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Reviewed 2 May 2016 via mobile

We splurged a little and decided to celebrate our anniversary by eating at this lovely location. A coworker mentioned this fantastic brunch. He said it was a "Banff must"!. He was right! Upon checking in, there was a nice gentleman greeting us by the waiting...More

Thank clondesirena
Jeffrey C, Food & Beverage Manager at Bow Valley Grill, responded to this reviewResponded 14 May 2016

Dear Valued Guest, Thank you sharing your recent brunch experience. It was so lovely to hear how much you enjoyed your meal! We have to agree that brunch is truly a 'Banff must"! I will be sharing your comments with our culinary and service teams...More

Reviewed 23 April 2016

Let me state that my experience with the Bow Valley Grill is limited to the Brunch served at the Banff Springs. If you go for the regular brunch, you will not be disappointed. The omelet station and all of the various other dishes offered are...More

Thank Ted K
Jeffrey C, Food & Beverage Manager at Bow Valley Grill, responded to this reviewResponded 14 May 2016

Dear Valued Guest, Thank you for taking the time to share your feedback on our Easter Brunch. I am sorry to hear that your experience was less than memorable. As we are always looking for ways to improve our offering we truly appreciate your feedback....More

Reviewed 11 April 2016

We went for brunch to celebrate our anniversary and were treated like royalty. Staff was fantastic, and the food was amazing! Our waiter, Barry, clearly loved his job and made the experience even better for us. You can't beat the view from the restaurant, which...More

Thank Rosmarie J
Jeffrey C, Food & Beverage Manager at Bow Valley Grill, responded to this reviewResponded 16 April 2016

Dear Valued Guest, Thank you for sharing your experience on TripAdvisor. It was wonderful to hear that you were able to celebrate your anniversary with us. Our team love to welcome guests and share with them a memorable experience. We look forward to welcoming you...More

Reviewed 4 April 2016

The breakfast buffet is fantastic. Chef Marco makes a mean omelette (custom when you order it). The warm berry compote on French toast is divine. Some day I will try a smoothie, but the freshly squeezed orange-juice and the personal pot of tea are just...More

Thank Kat M
Jeffrey C, Food & Beverage Manager at Bow Valley Grill, responded to this reviewResponded 16 April 2016

Dear Valued Guest, Thank you for taking the time to write such a lovely review. We have to agree that the Bow Valley Grill is the perfect spot to start your day before a day on the slopes or hiking! We look forward to welcoming...More

Reviewed 3 April 2016

I've been going to the Bow Valley Grill for weekend Brunch for those ultra special occasions for over 12 years. It is a rare treat as the food and ambience is extra special. The selection on the buffet tables has decrease a little over the...More

1  Thank Luke W
Jeffrey C, Food & Beverage Manager at Bow Valley Grill, responded to this reviewResponded 16 April 2016

Dear Valued Guest, Thank you for taking the time to share your experience on TripAdvisor. It was lovely to hear that you have been joining us for brunch for over 12 years and that you continue to enjoy both the service and menu offering. As...More

Reviewed 28 March 2016

My fiance & I had the prime rib and tenderloin - it was absolutely delicious! Alberta meat may be the best I have ever tried and it is not an over exaggeration when I say that it may very well be the highlight of my...More

Thank MPB204
Jeffrey C, Food & Beverage Manager at Bow Valley Grill, responded to this reviewResponded 16 April 2016

Dear Valued Guest, Thank you for taking the time to share your experience on TripAdvisor. I was so happy to hear how much you enjoyed your dinner particularly the Prime Rib. We are love Alberta beef too! Working closely with local suppliers are goal is...More

Reviewed 28 March 2016

I have dined so many times at the Bow Valley Grill but still love it. Lovely room, big picture windows out to the Bow Valley, great service, tons of choice on the menu...just a great overall dining option. However I think they excel at their...More

Thank spazzygal
Jeffrey C, Food & Beverage Manager at Bow Valley Grill, responded to this reviewResponded 16 April 2016

Dear valued Guest, Thank you for writing such a wonderful review on TripAdvisor! It is great to hear that you continue to return to the Bow Valley Grill. The menu offering can be a bit overwhelming in the mornings with so much to choose from,...More

Reviewed 27 March 2016 via mobile

My husband and I had heard from a few people that this brunch was worth trying. We found it hard to believe that a brunch could be worth that much, but we figured it would be a new experience. We were not disappointed! So many...More

Thank LaurJoe
Jeffrey C, Food & Beverage Manager at Bow Valley Grill, responded to this reviewResponded 16 April 2016

Dear Valued Guest, Thank you for writing such a lovely review on your recent brunch. I was so happy to hear how much you enjoyed your experience. We like to think it's the perfect way to start the day! I hope you enjoyed the rest...More

Reviewed 25 March 2016

Our breakfasts at the Bow Valley grill were wonderful! The breakfast buffet choices were phenomenal, and the food was fresh and delicious! The omelettes were freshly made to order and were cooked perfectly. The staff members were very friendly and attentive.More

1  Thank jenldug99
Jeffrey C, Food & Beverage Manager at Bow Valley Grill, responded to this reviewResponded 26 March 2016

Dear Valued Guest, Thank you for writing such a lovely review on TripAdvisor. I was so happy to hear that you were able to join us for breakfast. Before a day of adventure in Banff, the Bow Valley Grill is the perfect spot to prepare...More

Reviewed 24 March 2016 via mobile

Have dined at the BVG many times and each time I am always humbled by the old world charm of the venue. The staff is lovely. Very attentive and kind. A testament to good leadership and training. The food is always fresh. My favorite is...More

1  Thank Well_travelled_km
Jeffrey C, Food & Beverage Manager at Bow Valley Grill, responded to this reviewResponded 26 March 2016

Dear Valued Guest, Thank you for writing such a wonderful review on TripAdvisor. I was so happy to hear how much you appreciated each aspect of your experience. Our culinary team takes great pride in creating a memorable breakfasts for all of our guests. Thank...More

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Itzzlizz
If they have a private section or room ?
14 July 2015|
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Response from Chris L | Reviewed this property |
there is not really a private area. they had us just in a section off the back. i would recommend a different venue or a catered event as the hotel has lots of neat places to set up depending on the size of your group.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
US$24 - US$32
Cuisine
Meals
Brunch, Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Valet Parking, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi, Buffet
Dining Style
Casual Dining
Good for
Business meetings, Child-friendly, Kids, Local cuisine, Groups, View, Special Occasion Dining
Open Hours
Sunday
07:00 - 14:00
Monday
07:00 - 11:00
Tuesday
07:00 - 11:00
Wednesday
07:00 - 11:00
Thursday
07:00 - 11:00
Friday
07:00 - 11:00
18:00 - 21:00
Saturday
18:00 - 21:00
07:00 - 13:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: The Fairmont Banff Springs | 405 Spray Avenue, Banff, Banff National Park, Alberta T1L 1J4, Canada
  • Public Transportation: There is a bus service run by the town which runs approximately every 40 minutes into Banff. Fare is $2.00 per person. The bus operates daily from 6:35 a.m. until 11:15 p.m. The bus stop is located directly outside the front of the hotel on Spray Ave.
  • Location: Canada  >  Alberta  >  Canadian Rockies  >  Banff National Park  >  Banff
  • Phone Number: +1 403-762-6860
  • E-mail
  • This restaurant is at Fairmont Banff Springs
Description
Savour the very best in authentic Rocky Mountain cuisine at the Bow Valley Grill - home to our legendary weekend brunch.

Enjoy majestic views of Banff National Park in a relaxed family friendly atmosphere that celebrates the spirit of the outdoors, with handcrafted sculptures and tables constructed by local Albertan artisans. An impressive open kitchen provides an opportunity to see our talented chefs in action as they create delectable meals using seasonal organic produce and a focus from farm to table.
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